|15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes / - Louis Julien Clarchies.|
A Paris : Chez Frere, [179-?-1815?]
Keywords: Authors: L: Louis Julien Clarchies; Titles: 1
|Elegantní tanecník / dle rozlicných pramenu upravila Anna Lorenzová.|
This diminutive manual, written in Czech, contains descriptions of popular ballroom dances including the polka, mazurka, waltz, quadrille, and polonaise. Lorenzová demonstrates that late nineteenth-century ballroom traditions were similar throughout western and eastern Europe.
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|Elements and principles of the art of dancing, as used in the polite and fashionable circles, also rules of deportment and descriptions of manners of civility, appertaining to that art: from the French of J. H. G., - V. G.|
A translation of Gourdoux-Daux's Principes de la Danse (Paris 1804 and 1811), this manual is important for its description of step and step sequences appropriate in the performance of the popular ballroom dance, the quadrille (called contilion by the author). The quadrille is a series of figures, organized into sets and performed by sets of four couples. The manual begins with discussions on deportment, positions, and continues with descriptions of various steps including assemblé, jeté, echap...
Keywords: Authors: V: V. G; Titles: E
|Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille. - Alexander Strathy ...|
One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improvement of one's deportment. Part two provides lucid descriptions for more than twenty steps appropriate for the performance of the quadrille, a popular ballroom dance performed by four couples who face each other in a square...
Keywords: Authors: A: Alexander Strathy ; Titles: E
|Erweiterung der kunst nach der chorographie zu tanzen, tänze zu erfinden, und aufzusetzen; wie auch anweisung zu verschiedenen national-tänzen; als zu englischen, deutschen, schwäbischen, pohlnischen, hannak- masur-kosak- und hungarischen; - C. J. v. Feldtenstein.|
Originally published in 1767 under the title Die Kunst nach der Choregraphie zu Tänze, Feldtenstein's manual utilizes text and tables to describe basic steps. The work includes figures for country dances and quadrilles, and a variety of national dances as well as figures and music for four contredanses. This manual is especially important for its description of the minuet as a duet and its subsequent change into a group dance.
Keywords: Authors: C: C. J. v. Feldtenstein; Titles: E
|Esmeralda" waltz-lanciers. Arranged for the Esmeralda club, of St. Louis, Mo. - Prof. W. W. Florence.|
Created for the Esmeralda Club of Saint Louis, this short pamphlet consists of five figures of a waltz quadrille with a brief explanation of each figure.
Keywords: Authors: P: Prof. W. W. Florence; Titles: E
|Essai sur la danse antique et moderne ... - Mme Élise Voiart.|
All of Mme. Voiart's manual is devoted to the history of dance. Quoting heavily from many previously published materials, including a number of travelogues, this book discusses the origins of dance and devotes a chapter each to Greek and Roman dance. The second part of the book discusses transition to what the author terms "modern dance," in this case the court dances of France. In examining the dances of the French Baroque court, Mme...
Keywords: Authors: M: Mme É lise Voiart; Titles: E